Wordpress - Simple Blog And CMS.
Wordpress is a blog and content management system (CMS) written in PHP that uses the MySQL database for data storage. WordPress was released on May 27, 2003 by founder Matt Mullenweg and Mike Little, based on b2 / cafelog.
It is distributed under a GNU General public license and can be downloaded and used free of charge. It is one of the most popular publishing systems on the market and featured on thousands of blogs and websites.
Over the years, WordPress has evolved from being just a blogging system to also managing entire websites, similar to a more advanced CMS system.
Why you probably will choose this blog system / CMS:
- WordPress owns approximately 60% of the web market today.
- WordPress - Is the easiest choice for beginners due to low learning curve.
- WordPress - Has 53,777 plugins.
- WordPress - Based on statistical data collected by Sucuri from 7,937 compromised sites, the most hacked CMS. Whole 74%. Secondly, Joomla ™ comes with 17% and finally Magento by 6%.
Around 30,000 websites was hacked every day in 2013, that made it to the statistics. Not all are WordPress, but if you follow on Hacker forums you will see several thousands of WordPress sites with complete logins and even cPanel logins shared for free on a daily basis.
Brazil is one country which has a lot of businesses, not just small ones, using outdated WordPress sites, with known vulnerabilities.